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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tri·an·gu·late /-ˌlet/
 (vt.)分成三角形,作三角測量,成三角形(a.)三角形的,由三角形而成的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tri·an·gu·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Triangulated p. pr. & vb. n. Triangulating.]
 1. To divide into triangles; specifically, to survey by means of a series of triangles properly laid down and measured.
 2. To make triangular, or three-cornered.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 triangulate
      adj : composed of or marked with triangles
      v 1: divide into triangles or give a triangular form to;
           "triangulate the piece of cardboard"
      2: measure by using trigonometry; "triangulate the angle"
      3: survey by triangulation; "The land surveyor worked by
         triangulating the plot"